Keystone hires leading yachting lawyer and ex Royal-Navy officer

Jonathan Hadley-Piggin

Lawyers Keystone Law have added marine law expert Jonathan Hadley-Piggin to their the marine team.

Jonathan’s expertise lies in the national and international yachting sector, where he undertakes a broad mix of banking, commercial, employment and litigation work. His client base comprises international banks and yacht owners.

In addition, Jonathan advises marine businesses, crews of superyachts and other leisure marine operators such as yacht management companies and marinas.

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Jonathan spent over a decade at sea, serving first, as a deck officer with BP Shipping and then as a navigating officer in the Royal Navy, latterly in the submarine service – before “coming ashore” to train with a leading international law firm.

Alongside his legal practice, Jonathan is a regular speaker at industry events, writes training publications for the marine sector and lectures and is an examiner on the MCA Master of Yachts qualification course.

Keystone is earning a reputation in the marine legal sector. The firm has expressed its desire to further develop area of speciality.